There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Etterbeek by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 1 subway  •  25 min

  1. Intercity
  2. 1 / ...

$23 - $24

Cheapest option

Line 12 bus  •  29 min

  1. 12 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. 8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  10 min

  1. 8 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  10 min

  1. 8 miles

$25 - $35

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Etterbeek, Belgium?

STIB operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Etterbeek every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Subway from Gare Centrale to Merode
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Bus operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from Brussels Airport to Schuman
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Other operators
Uber Brüssel
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Etterbeek
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$25 - $35
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
UberVAN
$40 - $60
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Etterbeek
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Etterbeek is 9 km. The road distance is 13 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Etterbeek is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Etterbeek is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs 28€ - 35€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels Airport and arriving at Schuman. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

It takes approximately 25 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Etterbeek, including transfers.